Cat parents are encouraged to enter their cats in the “From Feral to Fancy,” TNR cat photo contest, which opened on Feb. 7.
Spectators can place their votes for $1 per vote from Feb. 14 – 26, 2021. The winners will be announced on Facebook, Feb. 27 and 28, with the top winners to be showcased in New York City’s Time Square.
The main requirement for participation in the contest is the cat must be spayed or neutered.
This event is organized by the Cat Fanciers Association and is a fundraiser for the nonprofit, TrapKing Humane Cat Solutions. ZYMOX® Dermatology and Oratene® Brushless Oral Care by Pet King Brands are sponsoring this event.
The money generated will be used to educate and teach cat rescuers the basics of Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR).
Rapper-turned-trapper Sterling “TrapKing” Davis is the spokesperson.
Contestants can participate for a $5-$15 entry fee in 11 categories including:
•the Main Event,
•Me & My Cat Lady/Cat Daddy,
•Cats in Costume,
•Purrfectly Impurrfect Cats,
•and Cats Looking for Fur-ever Homes.
The judging lineup includes well-known cat influencers Nathan the Cat Lady, Sunglass Cat, Adventure Cats, “Catafication” designer Kate Benjamin, and Pet Behavior Expert Arden Moore.
According to the contest website: “To thank all the spayed/neutered rescue/pet cats for their support, Sterling has a special GIFT! FREE CCW Membership and a special edition ‘TrapKing Klowder’ ID card!”
ZYMOX and Oratene are veterinarian-recommended products for the unique ear, skin, and oral health needs of cats. The brands have supported several virtual cat shows as a means of fun entertainment when the COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of in-person events. Virtual shows have seen a dramatic increase in popularity from cat lovers all over the world by those who enjoy sharing and viewing pictures of rescued, community or pedigreed cats.
To find out more about the contest, go to https://vcc.cfa.org/trapking2021/.
To learn about the line of ZYMOX and Oratene enzyme-based products and how to purchase, visit www.zymox.com